Category: Terms and Concepts

Hollis Johnson

The Big Mac Index: A delicious indicator

The Big Mac Index was written by Pam Woodall in The Economist in 1986. The index, also known as Burgernomics, is published every spring by The Economist. According to the magazine, it serves as a lighthearted guide to whether currencies are at their correct level while seeking to make exchange-rate...

Property Rights

Property Rights: a Key Player in Economics

Without property rights, no other rights are possible. Since man has to sustain his life by his own effort, the man who has no right to the product of his effort has no means to sustain his life. The man who produces while others dispose of his product is a...